Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 02.04.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 02.04.2015 

Kerala: Kerala has received an all time high financing of Rs 7, 678 crore from the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) during 2014-15, with agriculture loans accounting for over Rs 5,300 crore. 

R.G. Pillai: An Indian-American Rajani Ganesh Pillai has won the prestigious Peltier Award for her innovative teaching methods.

Vimal Kejriwal: Vimal Kejriwal has been appointed as a Managing Director and CEO of KEC International. He has replaced Ramesh Chandak. 

Brendon McCullum: New Zealand cricket team captain Brendon McCullum has conferred with the Sir Richard Hadle Medal for 2014-15. This is the highest cricketing honour of New Zealand.

Subadhra Devi Rani: Dr Subadhra Devi Rai, an Indian-origin Singaporean nurse, has been named for the 2015 International Achievement Award by the Florence Nightingale International Foundation (FNIF) of the International Council of Nurses.

Satishchandra Doreswamy: Satishchandra Doreswamy has resigned as Chief Business Officer of Wipro.

Gulshan Rai: Gulshan Rai, the Director General of Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (Cert-In), will take over as India’s first Cyber Security chief. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 02.04.2015 

Question: Who has won the prestigious Peltier Award for her innovative teaching methods?
A) Rajani Ganesh Pillai
B) Deepak Gupta
C) Prakash Deva
D) Sumitra Rajan
Answer & Explanation: Rajani Ganesh Pillai has won the prestigious Peltier Award for her innovative teaching methods.

Question: Who has been conferred with the Sir Richard Hadle Medal for 2014-15?
A) Martin Guptil
B) Trent Boult
C) Brendon McCullum
D) Grant Elliott
Answer & Explanation: Brendon McCullum has been conferred with the Sir Richard Hadle Medal for 2014-15.

Question: Which state has received an all time high financing of Rs 7, 678 crore from the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) during 2014-15?
A) Uttar Pradesh
B) Kerala
C) Maharashtra
D) Madhya Pradesh
Answer & Explanation: Kerala has received an all time high financing of Rs 7, 678 crore from the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) during 2014-15.

Question: Who will take over as India’s first Cyber Security chief?
A) D.P. Pathak
B) Himanshu Singh
C) Gulshan Rai
D) Pyush Gupta
Answer & Explanation: Gulshan Rai will take over as India’s first Cyber Security chief.

Question: Who has been appointed as a Managing Director and CEO of KEC International?
A) Arun Rajawat
B) Vimal Kejriwal
C) K.R. Prakash
D) Anand Sinha
Answer & Explanation: Vimal Kejriwal has been appointed as a Managing Director and CEO of KEC International.

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